The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / East of England
Rank 48 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 290 466 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.95% 6.77% 7.82%
As % of the System Software category 53.90% 55.41% 61.12%
Number of salaries quoted 214 389 484
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £21,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
538 841 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 9.18% 12.21% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 403 670 716
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 112 £31,625 -9.64% 19
Cambridgeshire -10 93 £35,000 +29.62% 17
Essex -5 49 £41,500 +52.29% 4
Suffolk +5 20 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Bedfordshire -26 9 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Norfolk -32 7 £32,000 -4.47% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 519 (81.86%) Windows
2 374 (58.99%) Microsoft
3 312 (49.21%) Windows Server
4 282 (44.48%) VMware
5 216 (34.07%) MS Exchange
6 181 (28.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 169 (26.66%) DNS
8 168 (26.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 162 (25.55%) MS Excel
10 159 (25.08%) ITIL
10 159 (25.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 153 (24.13%) Citrix
12 148 (23.34%) Office 365
13 139 (21.92%) Firewall
14 129 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 127 (20.03%) MS Office
15 127 (20.03%) Linux
16 122 (19.24%) DHCP
17 120 (18.93%) Cisco
18 106 (16.72%) SCCM
19 104 (16.40%) Windows 7
20 103 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
20 103 (16.25%) SQL
20 103 (16.25%) SQL Server
21 97 (15.30%) WAN
22 92 (14.51%) TCP/IP
23 91 (14.35%) LAN
23 91 (14.35%) SAN
24 85 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
25 81 (12.78%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 216 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 85 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (8.52%) Skype for Business
4 51 (8.04%) SharePoint
5 43 (6.78%) IIS
6 36 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.10%) Apache
11 6 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.79%) JBoss
12 5 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.63%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
15 1 (0.16%) Confluence
15 1 (0.16%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 162 (25.55%) MS Excel
2 127 (20.03%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.47%) Simulink
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.63%) assyst
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.47%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.16%) Line 50
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 148 (23.34%) Office 365
2 103 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (3.94%) PaaS
5 12 (1.89%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.74%) SaaS
7 8 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.63%) IaaS
9 4 (0.63%) iTunes
10 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.47%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 169 (26.66%) DNS
2 139 (21.92%) Firewall
3 122 (19.24%) DHCP
4 97 (15.30%) WAN
5 92 (14.51%) TCP/IP
6 91 (14.35%) LAN
6 91 (14.35%) SAN
7 75 (11.83%) VPN
8 41 (6.47%) Remote Desktop
9 38 (5.99%) VoIP
10 32 (5.05%) VLAN
11 20 (3.15%) Skype
12 18 (2.84%) Fibre Channel
12 18 (2.84%) MPLS
12 18 (2.84%) PBX
13 17 (2.68%) Unified Communications
14 16 (2.52%) Internet
15 15 (2.37%) iSCSI
15 15 (2.37%) ISDN
15 15 (2.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.89%) GIS
6 11 (1.74%) MySQL
6 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.79%) JasperReports
10 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.32%) OLTP
12 2 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (1.42%) JIRA
2 8 (1.26%) JUnit
3 7 (1.10%) ClearQuest
3 7 (1.10%) CruiseControl
3 7 (1.10%) FishEye
3 7 (1.10%) Hudson
3 7 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.10%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.79%) Ant
4 5 (0.79%) Maven
5 4 (0.63%) Subversion
6 3 (0.47%) Selenium
6 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.47%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (8.36%) Finance
2 29 (4.57%) Retail
3 20 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.26%) Legal
6 5 (0.79%) Local Government
6 5 (0.79%) Marketing
6 5 (0.79%) Publishing
7 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.32%) French Language
8 2 (0.32%) Front Office
8 2 (0.32%) German Language
8 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.16%) Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 134 (21.14%) Analyst
2 131 (20.66%) Support Engineer
3 116 (18.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 89 (14.04%) IT Support
5 69 (10.88%) Support Analyst
6 65 (10.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 65 (10.25%) IT Engineer
7 55 (8.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 46 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 46 (7.26%) Infrastructure Support
9 40 (6.31%) Administrator
9 40 (6.31%) IT Support Engineer
9 40 (6.31%) Windows Engineer
10 34 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 33 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
12 32 (5.05%) Help Desk Support
13 31 (4.89%) Consultant
13 31 (4.89%) IT Analyst
14 30 (4.73%) Server Engineer
15 29 (4.57%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.26%) Web Services
2 14 (2.21%) .NET
3 12 (1.89%) CSS
4 10 (1.58%) HTML
4 10 (1.58%) REST
5 8 (1.26%) GWT
5 8 (1.26%) Middleware
6 6 (0.95%) EDI
7 5 (0.79%) Ajax
7 5 (0.79%) Apache Flex
7 5 (0.79%) AWT
7 5 (0.79%) Hibernate
7 5 (0.79%) JMS
7 5 (0.79%) JSON
7 5 (0.79%) LAMP
7 5 (0.79%) RESTful
7 5 (0.79%) SOAP
7 5 (0.79%) Spring
7 5 (0.79%) Swing
8 4 (0.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (12.78%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.10%) Driving Licence
3 25 (3.94%) Mathematics
3 25 (3.94%) Replication
4 21 (3.31%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.52%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.52%) Thin Client
7 15 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.21%) Clustering
9 12 (1.89%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.58%) User Experience
11 9 (1.42%) EMC VNX
12 8 (1.26%) iPad
13 7 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.95%) CMDB
14 6 (0.95%) Handset
14 6 (0.95%) iPhone
14 6 (0.95%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 519 (81.86%) Windows
2 312 (49.21%) Windows Server
3 168 (26.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 159 (25.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 127 (20.03%) Linux
6 104 (16.40%) Windows 7
7 70 (11.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 56 (8.83%) Windows 8
9 43 (6.78%) Windows 10
10 27 (4.26%) Unix
11 26 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (3.31%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.05%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.10%) CentOS
14 7 (1.10%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.95%) Android
15 6 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (25.08%) ITIL
2 46 (7.26%) Mentoring
3 45 (7.10%) Service Delivery
4 43 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (5.52%) E-Commerce
6 26 (4.10%) Problem Management
7 24 (3.79%) Coaching
7 24 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (3.79%) Service Management
8 23 (3.63%) Change Management
9 22 (3.47%) High Availability
9 22 (3.47%) Migration
10 20 (3.15%) Time Management
11 18 (2.84%) Project Management
12 17 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (2.68%) Information Security
12 17 (2.68%) Presales
12 17 (2.68%) Server Building
13 16 (2.52%) Change Control
14 14 (2.21%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (16.25%) SQL
2 63 (9.94%) PowerShell
3 33 (5.21%) C
4 18 (2.84%) VB
5 15 (2.37%) VBScript
6 13 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.89%) Java
8 8 (1.26%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.79%) C#
10 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.63%) C++
10 4 (0.63%) PHP
10 4 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.16%) Python
13 1 (0.16%) Tcl
13 1 (0.16%) VB6
13 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 129 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (11.51%) MCSE
3 49 (7.73%) MCITP
4 41 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (6.31%) CCNA
5 40 (6.31%) Security Cleared
6 39 (6.15%) Degree
7 38 (5.99%) MCP
8 35 (5.52%) MCSA
9 32 (5.05%) SC Cleared
10 29 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (3.79%) MCTS
12 17 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 12 (1.89%) A+ Certification
14 11 (1.74%) CISSP
15 9 (1.42%) CISM
15 9 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.42%) MCDST
16 8 (1.26%) BC Cleared
17 7 (1.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.62%) SLA
2 10 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.47%) ECSS
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.32%) ISO 14000
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 181 (28.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (12.78%) Hyper-V
3 59 (9.31%) vSphere
4 42 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (5.36%) XenApp
6 29 (4.57%) XenDesktop
7 28 (4.42%) Terminal Services
7 28 (4.42%) VMware ESX
8 22 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.79%) vCloud
13 5 (0.79%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.79%) XenServer
14 4 (0.63%) Firmware
15 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 106 (16.72%) SCCM
2 43 (6.78%) SCOM
3 21 (3.31%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.58%) WSUS
5 7 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.95%) Nagios
7 5 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.79%) vRealize
8 4 (0.63%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.63%) XenMobile
8 4 (0.63%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.47%) Puppet
9 3 (0.47%) Simpana
9 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 374 (58.99%) Microsoft
2 282 (44.48%) VMware
3 153 (24.13%) Citrix
4 120 (18.93%) Cisco
5 70 (11.04%) HP
6 48 (7.57%) NetApp
7 29 (4.57%) EMC
8 28 (4.42%) Veeam
9 24 (3.79%) CheckPoint
9 24 (3.79%) Dell
10 20 (3.15%) IBM
10 20 (3.15%) Intel Security
11 18 (2.84%) Computacenter
12 17 (2.68%) Symantec
13 15 (2.37%) SolarWinds
14 14 (2.21%) Oracle
15 12 (1.89%) Google
16 11 (1.74%) Apple
17 9 (1.42%) Sophos
17 9 (1.42%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits package
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: uP TO £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + flexible working + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28k - 32k per year
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 5% flex
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